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‘Challenge accepted’: Alumna becomes commanding officer of Wounded Warriors Battalion

During her final year at University of Redlands, Mary Kate Flatley ’97 was in the Naval Reserves, and she faced a pivotal moment: “There was a major in my unit, he was a Marine in the reserves, and he said to me, ‘You are getting commissioned in the Navy because you can’t handle the Marine Corps.’

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Brothers foster counseling careers in U of R School of Education

When brothers Navid Karimi ’18 and Nader Karimi ’19 were in high school, Navid had a desire to pursue nursing while Nader planned to study engineering. Nearly five years later, to their own surprise, the two brothers both have bachelor’s degrees in psychology and will both have earned their school counselor certification at the University of Redlands School of Education.

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U of R professor publishes book on how teachers can help military students

How can college educators integrate military learners into their classrooms? This is a question that University of Redlands School of Business Professor Suzane Bricker begins to tackle in her new book, An Instructor's Guide to Teaching Military Students: Simple Steps to Integrate the Military Learner into Your Classroom (Rowman & Littlefield).

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Summer Arts Program helps high schoolers explore their dreams

Last week, 10 high school students from across the Inland Empire had the opportunity to experience a week’s worth of collegiate-level art and writing at the University of Redlands.

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Doctoral student sheds light on issues for LGBTQ teachers

What are some of the challenges that LGBTQ teachers face in the classroom? Recent Ed.D. graduate Amy Cecilio ’14, ’18 addressed this question in her University of Redlands School of Education dissertation titled “The Perceptions and Experiences of Queer Teachers.”

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University of Redlands and Esri partner to shape future ‘spatial transformers’

The new Spatial Business Initiative helps meet the need for location intelligence in business with new MBA program, business surveys, and research.

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What a difference a year makes

To be clear, I am talking about one year for you humans, which, of course, is often counted as seven for my canine world. There have been so many great memories over the past 12 months, it definitely feels like seven years’ worth!

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Book bound: Students create commemorative book for Johnston’s 50th

In the Bekins Hall basement one balmy May afternoon, book designer Maureen Forys ’93 was giving a group of students from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies a quiz. It was an entertaining experience, sure, but the May Term directed study session had a serious goal: They were designing a commemorative art book for Johnston’s 50th anniversary.

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Welcome to Palau

You wake up and find yourself 7,000 miles from Redlands. You have crossed the International Date Line and lost an entire day. You have jet lag and the struggle is real. Welcome to your first morning of a May Term class called Palau Expedition—one of many unique adventures open to University of Redlands students.

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Bringing together math and art in Salzburg: an interview with Professor Joanna Bieri

Over the past 58 years, more than 3,000 University of Redlands students have studied in Salzburg, Austria. Students reside in the Marketenderschlössl, a nearly 500-year-old Renaissance building set among forests and meadows overlooking the ancient heart of Salzburg and the snow-capped peaks of the Austrian and Bavarian Alps in the distance.

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New major offers multifaceted perspective on health and healthcare

James Krueger, philosophy professor and director of the program, chatted with Mika Elizabeth Ono and Katie Olson of U of R’s Bulldog Blog about what distinguishes the major from pre-med studies, how it can satisfy a range of student interests, and the need for a broad-based approach to the field of medicine.

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